中国醇鉴 - How far is it from the winemaker to the consumer?

After the New Year, I started to prepare for a long trip. And of course, I needed to reward myself with some delicious food and drink.
Over dinner, I opened a bottle of 2011 Chardonnay. It was a famous Chinese brand from a famous Chinese region, and has won many awards, but it didn’t bring me any of the surprise that I expected. Even its balanced taste could not cover up the wine’s lack of aroma.
People who work in the technical winemaking arena like me are so boring. We always try to find faults and defects in the wines we taste. It’s a good professional habit at work to help to improve our skills, but taking it into daily life hugely reduces the joy of drinking.
The wine I’d opened made me get up from the table, and immediately get another bottle from........ Read more
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